Payson Parks And Recreation Roundup


Upcoming events from Payson Parks and Recreation Department
1000 W. Country Club Drive at Green Valley Park • 928-474-5242 ext. 7

Monsoon 5K

This 3.1-mile course is fun for runners only. The race begins at 9 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 7. Entry fee is $15 for those who pre-register, and $20 after noon Aug. 6. All pre-registered participants will receive a souvenir race shirt.

Revised pool schedule

The pool is now open on a part-time basis. Hours are as follows: Monday to Friday, Lap Swim, 5:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., Water Aerobics, 9 a.m. to 9:55 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 6:25 p.m. through Aug. 13. The pool also will be open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. for public swimming on the following weekend dates: Aug. 7, 8, 14, 21 and 22.

Youth soccer

Registration for recreational soccer runs until Aug. 18. Leagues will be ages 4-5, 6-7, and 13-17. Youth must be 4 years old by Oct. 31, 2004. The fee is $20 per child and includes a T-shirt and team pizza party. Games will be played in September and October and will be held on Saturdays and some weeknights. Late registrants will be placed on teams only if space permits. (Due to limited field space, soccer for ages 8-12 is held in the spring.)

Flag football

This program is for boys and girls, ages 6-14. It provides an opportunity for children to become involved in football by developing the first phase of player and coach development by teaching football skills. The cost is $25 per child. Games begin in early October and will run for about four weeks. Registration will take place now through Sept. 10. Late registration will not be accepted for this activity.

Adult fall co-ed softball

Registration runs until Aug. 20. The entry fee is $175 per team. The league is limited to 10 teams. Games start after Labor Day.

Drop-in tennis doubles

Stop by Rumsey Park tennis courts for drop-in doubles from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursdays through the end of August. There is no charge for this program, and adult players of all abilities are welcome.

Aqua aerobics

This class is available to adults 18 and over who like to stay in shape. The cost is now only $25 for the remainder of the summer. Daily passes are available at the pool for $3. Classes are held until Aug. 13, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to :55 a.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 6:25 p.m.

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